Admission to Candidacy for Holy Orders

St. Francis Xavier 4715 N Central, Phoenix, AZ

Bishop Olmsted will admit sixteen men into Candidacy for Holy Orders as the first official declaration by the Church that these men may have a vocation to Holy Orders as Permanent Deacons. Mass will begin at 5:30 p.m. and will be followed by a reception in the parish hall at St. Francis Xavier Parish at […]

Rite of Institution to the Ministry of Acolyte

St. Thomas the Apostle 2312 E Campbell Ave, Phoenix, AZ

Bishop Olmsted will institute the men of the 2022 diaconate formation cohort into the Ministry of Acolyte. This Ministry will set these men aside in a special way for service at the Altar to assist the Priest and Deacon during liturgical celebrations. It is the last step in preparation to receive Holy Orders next Fall. […]

Pro-Life Mass + Pot Luck ‘Brunch + Learn’ + Rosary at Planned Parenthood


Join Arizona Life Coalition and St. Helen's Parish Respect Life Ministry fo a First Saturday Pro-Life Mass, 'Brunch + Learn' and Rosary at Planned Parenthood! Saturday, September 4th, 2021 7:30AM Holy Mass at St. Helen Catholic Church Location: 5510 W Cholla St, Glendale, AZ 85304 8:15AM Pot-Luck 'Brunch + Learn' Guest Speaker: Jordan Brittain, Students […]


Unity Mass, Feast of St. Peter Claver

St. Pius X Parish 809 S 7th St., Phoenix, AZ

Join Bishop Olmsted; James K. Ellis, Supreme Knight of St. Peter Claver; Bruce D. Sampson, Western States District Deputy; and the African American community of the Diocese of Phoenix for the monthly Unity Mass in honor of the Feast of St. Peter Claver.

40 Days for Life Fall Opening Mass with Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted

St. Mary's Basilica 231 N 3rd St, Phoenix

This Fall over one million people around the world will be praying with 40 Days for Life. Please join our local campaigns along with Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted for our campaign opening mass. Special guest speaker will be, Fr. Frankie Cicero of Queen of Peace parish. Local 40 Days for Life leaders will be in […]

Pro-Life Mass, Talk/Potluck, and Rosary on the Sidewalk

St. Agnes Parish 1954 N. 24th St, Phoenix

First Saturday Mass, Pro-life Talk, Rosary Join Arizona Life Coalition and pro-life leaders from across the Valley this Saturday, October 2, 2021 for First Saturday Holy Mass, a Pro-Life 'Brunch + Learn' with 40 Days for Life leaders Nancy Brady & Ellen Sweeney, and praying the Rosary at Family Planning Associates. ...The Sisters of Life […]


Prayer Vigil for Migrant Justice

St. Mary's Basilica 231 N 3rd St, Phoenix

Join Bishop Olmsted and Bishop Nevares in a prayer vigil for migrant justice. We will gather to pray for human dignity, to support our brothers and sisters in support of immigration reform. We will begin at 6:30 p.m. with the Rosary.

Mental Health Healing Mass

Church of the Holy Spirit 1800 E Libra Dr, Tempe, AZ

The Catholic therapists at Journey to Peace Counseling Services have partnered with Fr. Ignatius Mazanowski to offer a Mental Health Healing Mass on Tuesday, October 26, at 6:30 p.m. at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Tempe. We invite you to join us and other local Catholic clinicians as we pray for those struggling with mental […]


Red, White, and Blue Veterans Mass

Prince of Peace 14818 W. Dear Valley Dr., Sun City West, AZ

All Veterans and their loved ones are welcome as we pray and worship together. Please wear your uniforms.

Final Profession and Consecration as Diocesan Hermit

Ss. Simon & Jude Cathedral 6351 N 27th Ave., Phoenix, AZ

All are invited to attend the Final Profession and Consecration of Father Eugene Mary of the Trinity as a Diocesan Hermit on Nov. 20 at 10 a.m. at Ss. Simon and Jude Cathedral. A light reception will follow in Smith Hall.

White Mass

Diocesan Pastoral Center 400 E Monroe St, Phoenix, AZ

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